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" As nothing is more provoking to some tempers than raillery, a prudent person will not always be satirically witty where he can, but only where he may without offence. For he will consider that the finest stroke of raillery is but a witticism; and that... "
The Dignity of Human Nature, Or, A Brief Account of the Certain and ... - Seite 17
von James Burgh - 1812 - 527 Seiten
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The Dignity of Human Nature: Or, A Brief Account of the Certain and ..., Band 1

James Burgh - 1767
...nothing is more provoking to fome tempers than raillery, a prudent perfon will not always be fatirically witty where he can ; but only where he may without offence. For he will confider, that the fineft ftroke of raillery is but a witticifm -, and that there is hardly any perfon...
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The Dignity of Human Nature; Or, A ... Certain ... Means for Attaining the ...

James Burgh - 1795 - 544 Seiten
...nothing is more provoking to fome tempers than raillery, a prudent perfon will not always be fatirically witty where he can ; but only where he may without offence. For he will confider, that the fineft ftroke of raillery is but a wittitfifm; and that there is hardly any perfon...
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - 1827 - 188 Seiten
...that fills the bones with pain, The mouth with blasphemy, the heart with wo. Cowper. F RAILLERY. — As nothing is more provoking to some tempers than...is not preferable to the pleasure of a horse-laugh. The Dignity of Human Nature. Sloth is the key to let in beggary. The Scriptures are the most ancient...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - 1853 - 432 Seiten
...right to resent injuries, but it is ridiculous to be angry at a jest. — Rochefoucault. RAILLERY. — As nothing is more provoking to some tempers than...witty where he can, but only where he may without offpnce. For he will consider that the finest stroke of raillery is but a witticism ; and that there...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 644 Seiten
...because we have a right to resent injuries, but it is ridiculous to be angry at a jest.— Rochefoucauld. As nothing is more provoking to some tempers than...and that there is hardly any person so mean, whose good will is not preferable to the pleasure of a horse-langh. — Burgh. Raillery is a mode of speaking...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts

Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 644 Seiten
...we have a right to resent injuries, but it is ridiculous to be angry at a jest. — Rochefoucauld. As nothing is more provoking to some tempers than...a witticism ; and that there is hardly any person но mean, whose good will is not preferable to the pleasure of a horse-laugh. — Burgh. Raillery...
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Necessary Madness: The Humor of Domesticity in Nineteenth-Century American ...

Gregg Camfield - 1997 - 256 Seiten
...close to denouncing comedy altogether, as did James Burgh in his 1846 Rules for the Conduct of Life: As nothing is more provoking to some tempers than...and that there is hardly any person so mean, whose good will is not preferable to the pleasure of a horse laugh. If you should by raillery make another...
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